Introduction

This bibliography provides a recommended list of research and theoretical literature in school restructuring. The literature, chosen to be of interest for practitioners, policymakers, and researchers, is organized into five areas:

I. General References on School Restructuring
II. Student Experiences
III. Professional Life of the Teachers
IV. School Governance
V. Collaboration Between Schools and Community

These topics reflect specific research projects conducted at the Center on Organization and Restructuring of Schools.

This publication was prepared by Leon Lynn at the Center on Organization and Restructuring of Schools (Grant No. R117Q00005-94), supported by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, and by the Wisconsin Center for Education Research, School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison. We gratefully acknowledge the contributions of many colleagues and educators in Centers, Labs, and Schools of Education across the nation. In addition, we value the expert assistance of Lorene Folgert, Jean Norman, Diane Randall, and the reference staff at the Instructional Materials Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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